30 Facts About Daniel Nestor


Daniel Mark Nestor is a Canadian former professional tennis player.


Daniel Nestor was the first man in history to win every major and Masters event, the Tour Finals, and an Olympic gold medal, an achievement since matched by the Bryan brothers.


Daniel Nestor was part of the ATP Doubles Team of the Year in 2002 and 2004, and 2008.


Daniel Nestor became the world No 1 doubles player for the first time in August 2002.


Daniel Nestor is widely considered one of the foremost doubles players in history, due to his longevity and continued success at the top of the game.


In January 2016, Daniel Nestor became the first doubles player in ATP history to win 1000 matches.


Daniel Nestor was continuously ranked in the top 100 in doubles from April 1994 to April 2018, a total of 1134 consecutive weeks.


Daniel Nestor retired at the end of the 2018 season, ending a 27-year career.


Daniel Nestor won his first doubles title in Bogota, Colombia with Mark Knowles in 1994.


Daniel Nestor was a member of the Canadian Davis Cup team from 1992 to 2018.


Daniel Nestor first came to prominence in the public eye that year by defeating then world number one Stefan Edberg in a hard-fought singles match in Vancouver.


Daniel Nestor was part of the squad who made history for Canada in 2013 as they were the first Canadian team in the Open Era to reach the World Group semifinals.


Daniel Nestor won three Grand Slam doubles titles together with longtime partner Mark Knowles of the Bahamas.


Daniel Nestor made it to the 2006 Australian Open and 2006 French Open finals, as well as winning the mixed doubles event at the 2007 Australian Open with partner Elena Likhovtseva.


Daniel Nestor had chosen to partner with Zimonjic because he felt as though the game had transformed into a more powerful and physical version of doubles.


Daniel Nestor paired up with Max Mirnyi from 2011 to 2012.


Daniel Nestor won one more Grand Slam title with Mirnyi when they captured their second straight French Open in 2012.


Daniel Nestor won a total of eight titles during his partnership with Mirnyi, which includes the 2 Grand Slams, 1 ATP year-end finals, and 1 ATP Masters 1000 title in Shanghai.


Daniel Nestor won his second mixed doubles title at the 2011 Australian Open with Katarina Srebotnik.


Daniel Nestor however changed to play with Robert Lindstedt later during that year.


Daniel Nestor became the first player in ATP history to score 900 career doubles wins.


At the first tournament of his season, the 2014 Brisbane International, Daniel Nestor partnered with Mariusz Fyrstenberg and won his 82nd doubles title.


Daniel Nestor captured his third Australian Open mixed doubles title, his second Grand Slam title with Mladenovic.


Daniel Nestor won his third doubles title of the season and 84th of his career at the 2014 Mutua Madrid Open, surpassing Todd Woodbridge for 3rd overall in ATP history.


In January 2015 at the Apia International Sydney, Daniel Nestor won his 86th doubles title, putting him in sole position of 11th overall for ATP titles in the Open era.


On June 20,2018, Daniel Nestor announced that he would retire in September 2018 after 28 career years.


In July 2005, Daniel Nestor married Natasa Gavrilovic his girlfriend of two years.


Daniel Nestor was appointed a Member of the Order of Canada in November 2010.


On June 28,2011, it was announced that Daniel Nestor would receive a star on Canada's Walk of Fame and was inducted on October 1 at Elgin Theatre in Toronto.


Daniel Nestor was awarded an honorary doctorate by York University in August 2012.